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Amazon Island? New Rochelle's Bid For Amazon HQ2 Includes 78-Acre Worker Playground
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Amazon Island? New Rochelle's Bid For Amazon HQ2 Includes 78-Acre Worker Playground

The City of New Rochelle, just north of New York City, is betting its fast-track planning process, a partnership with master developer RXR Realty...

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Target Revamping Brick-And-Mortar, Opening Smaller Concept Stores In Push To Compete With Walmart
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Target Revamping Brick-And-Mortar, Opening Smaller Concept Stores In Push To Compete With Walmart

While Walmart is busy preparing for a showdown with Amazon, Target is doubling down on its own efforts to fend off Walmart. The retailer will be...

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One Seaport Tower Still Not Cleared To Resume Construction After Worker Death
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One Seaport Tower Still Not Cleared To Resume Construction After Worker Death

Fortis Property Group could be heading for a serious issue with its One Seaport tower at South Street Seaport. The New York City Department of...

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Two-Tower Residential Site By Hunters Point Spanning 8 Acres Hits Market
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Two-Tower Residential Site By Hunters Point Spanning 8 Acres Hits Market

An eight-acre plot of land at the southern edge of Long Island City has been put up for sale. The site has zoning rights for four residential...

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The Next New York Giants Are Amazon, Facebook And Google
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The Next New York Giants Are Amazon, Facebook And Google

J.P. Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley — these are the names that have dominated Manhattan's office market for decades. Media titans like...

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Midtown Posts More Than 1M SF Of Positive Absorption, Its Highest In Two Years
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Midtown Posts More Than 1M SF Of Positive Absorption, Its Highest In Two Years

The Midtown office market continues to show strong leasing activity. CBRE’s Q3 MarketView report shows Manhattan leasing activity totaled 7.4M SF...

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New Jersey Officially Backs Newark As The State's Amazon HQ2 Bid
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New Jersey Officially Backs Newark As The State's Amazon HQ2 Bid

With an impressive list of advantages, Newark may be a dark horse candidate to land Amazon HQ2, and now it has the weight of the state government...

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Competition For Amazon HQ2 Emphasizes Digital Connectivity In Buildings
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Competition For Amazon HQ2 Emphasizes Digital Connectivity In Buildings

Cities are going to great lengths to curry favor with Amazon during its HQ2 selection process. The detailed request for proposals counts access to...

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Harriman To Develop Four Common Co-Living Buildings Managed By Common In New York, LA
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Harriman To Develop Four Common Co-Living Buildings Managed By Common In New York, LA

Co-living management firm Common is expanding to Los Angeles, with a new equity company providing capital and developing the buildings. Harriman...

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NYC Pushing Long Island City, World Trade Center As Top Amazon HQ2 Locations
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NYC Pushing Long Island City, World Trade Center As Top Amazon HQ2 Locations

Despite its high office rents and cost of living, New York developers and officials believe they have what it takes to lure Amazon HQ2, and they...

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Emerald Equity To Buy $100M Multifamily Portfolio In Upper West Side
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Emerald Equity To Buy $100M Multifamily Portfolio In Upper West Side

Emerald Equity Group continues to make some of the biggest splashes in New York's multifamily market. The firm, founded by Isaac Kassirer in 2014,...

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Manhattan Retail's Rent Decline Is Accelerating
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Manhattan Retail's Rent Decline Is Accelerating

Retail rents in Manhattan continued their downward spiral in the third quarter, but one positive indicator could provide a silver lining. According...

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This Week's N.Y. Deal Sheet
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This Week's N.Y. Deal Sheet

After news last week of the Manhattan office market's encouraging third-quarter performance, maybe its leasing brokers took a week off to celebrate...

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LOIS WEISS: Trump's Real Estate Friends Are Still With Him, Despite The Backlash
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LOIS WEISS: Trump's Real Estate Friends Are Still With Him, Despite The Backlash

Despite President Donald Trump's many controversial comments, New York real estate executives generally remain loyal and hopeful that Trump’s plans...

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Knotel Takes 24K SF In Union Square For Flagship Location
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Knotel Takes 24K SF In Union Square For Flagship Location

Mobile headquartering firm Knotel continues its aggressive New York expansion with another location, this one in Union Square. Knotel has leased...

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BisnowTV: Top Stories Heading Into The Week Of Oct. 16- Presented By EisnerAmper
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BisnowTV: Top Stories Heading Into The Week Of Oct. 16- Presented By EisnerAmper

[00:20] Why Cities Should Think Twice About Throwing Massive Tax Incentives At Amazon For HQ2 [01:00] 5 Lavish North Korean Buildings Completed In...

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Silverstein Launches $50M Renovation Of Equitable Building
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Silverstein Launches $50M Renovation Of Equitable Building

Silverstein Properties announced a plan to renovate and update one of the oldest Class-A office buildings in New York City on Monday. 120 Broadway,...

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Brooklyn Developers Choosing Coolness Over Credit For Their Retail Spaces
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Brooklyn Developers Choosing Coolness Over Credit For Their Retail Spaces

Brooklyn has grown into a national sensation thanks to its hipster aesthetic and personality, and local retail has been at the forefront of that...

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Vornado Could Block Kushner's $7.5B Vision For 666 Fifth Ave.
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Vornado Could Block Kushner's $7.5B Vision For 666 Fifth Ave.

In the last year, Kushner Cos.' redevelopment plan for 666 Fifth Ave. has been on ever-shakier ground, and its partner might be finally stepping in...

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Winning Amazon's HQ2 Will Require Prime Tech Talent
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Winning Amazon's HQ2 Will Require Prime Tech Talent

As the deadline for Amazon's HQ2 request for proposals draws near, cities continue to pull out all the stops in an attempt to win the bid for the...

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L&L Partners With Pension Fund, J.P. Morgan To Spend $4B In Mahattan
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L&L Partners With Pension Fund, J.P. Morgan To Spend $4B In Mahattan

L&L Holding Co. is undertaking a massive joint venture with a pension fund for office investment. The real estate firm and the unnamed pension fund...

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Urban Planner, Landscape Architect Among This Year’s MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Award Winners
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Urban Planner, Landscape Architect Among This Year’s MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Award Winners

An urban planner and a landscape architect were among the 24 winners of this year’s MacArthur "Genius Grant" fellowships. Three criteria exist for...

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New York's Second-Tallest Passive House Building Is On The Rise In Chelsea
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New York's Second-Tallest Passive House Building Is On The Rise In Chelsea

Bernstein Real Estate has broken ground on a unique development as its first ground-up project in 20 years. At 211 West 29th St. in Chelsea,...

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How To Ensure Compliance With New York City Hotel Taxes And Fees
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How To Ensure Compliance With New York City Hotel Taxes And Fees

New York City hotels have become tax revenue targets, resulting in an increase in audit activity. New York City, with its 60 million tourists...

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AJ Clarke Acquires Property Manager Fenwick Keats
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AJ Clarke Acquires Property Manager Fenwick Keats

Two years after selling off its brokerage arm to focus on property management, Fenwick Keats is no more. AJ Clarke has acquired Fenwick, according...

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New Startup Uses Big Data To Predict Whether A Mall Will Close
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New Startup Uses Big Data To Predict Whether A Mall Will Close

A new big-data startup could help identify retailers at risk. System2, a tech company based out of New York, works to arm bond investors with data...

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Investment In Bronx Multifamily Shows No Signs Of Slowing
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Investment In Bronx Multifamily Shows No Signs Of Slowing

Once a poster child for urban decay, the South Bronx is in a multifamily renaissance. Abandoned buildings and vacant lots have filled with market...

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ASCAP Moving Offices To Billionaire's Row
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ASCAP Moving Offices To Billionaire's Row

One of the most powerful unions for creatives in New York City is moving offices to one of the most newly prestigious streets in the city. ASCAP,...

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Downtown Universities May Have More Of An Impact Than We Thought
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Downtown Universities May Have More Of An Impact Than We Thought

Studies show U.S. research universities may have a greater impact if located in the downtown core of a city. Interactions and relationships between...

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NY Life, Finland Fund Enter JV To Build $1.2B U.S. Office Portfolio
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NY Life, Finland Fund Enter JV To Build $1.2B U.S. Office Portfolio

New York Life Real Estate Investors has entered a joint venture with Finland’s oldest pension fund to acquire and build a portfolio of U.S. office...

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